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The Crossing & PRISM Saxophone Quartet, Donald Nally
The Fifth Century is signature Bryars but no less affecting for its familiar soundworld...The text is fascinating...but it is equally possible to allow the words to wash over you entirely and... — More…
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Orlando Consort, Paul Hillier (director)
This collection has been programmed with considerable care. Machaut's glorious Messe de Nostre Dame forms its centre, both in terms of its musical substance and its famously provocative rhythmic... — More…
Sopranos - Claire Booth, Ailish Tynan, Elizabeth Atherton
Mezzo-sopranos - Susan Bickley, Loré Lixenberg, Jean Rigby
Countertenors - James Bowman, Michael Chance, Andrew Watts
Tenors - Andrew Kennedy, Daniel Norman, Benjamin Hulett
Baritones - Stefan Loges, Roderick Williams,...
…anyone listening to these discs will find many things to savour… It is, inevitably an eclectic mix, but, as in any well-planned song recital, the progressions and juxtapositions are continually... — More…
Philip Jeck (improvising turntablist), Quartet I: Nick Barr, Morgan Goff (viola), Nick Cooper (cello), Gavin Bryars (double bass), Quartet II: Alexandra Maria Tchernakova (viola), Orlanda Bryars (cello), Ziella Bryars (cello), Yuri Bryars (double bass), Roger Heaton (bass clarinet), Dave Smith (tenor...
The Early Years
Ulrich Krieger (saxophones, various toys, percussion), Seth Josel (guitars), Eli Friedmann (electric guitar), Yayoi Ikawa (piano), John Davis (electric bass) & Kenny Growhowski (drums)
Steven Isserlis (cello), Stephen Hough (piano) & Simon Callow (narrator)
Steven Isserlis and Stephen Hough open with a beginners' open-string solo (Ludwig Lebell's Berceuse orientale) and continue with increasingly challenging material that culminates in Gaspar Cassadó's... — More…